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brian, great to see you on the desk once again. >> i would go with the apple call spread, too. i think apple is ready to break out to all-time highs. >> i'm melissa lee, thank you for watching. check out the web site. have a safe, fun memorial day weekend.
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which begins after memorial day when we hear from autozone tuesday morning. as i said last night, this group is one of my absolute favorites because the average car on the road in this country is 12 years old. biis outright elderly in automobile years.
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analysts are talking about anemic growth. but after the past that advance auto parts a competitor got yesterday and today in the wake of its weaker than expected numbers, i think autozone needs to be bought if it takes its customary post-earnings dip i tends to rally after the quarter. after the close attitude we heard from the ceo of work day. he was certainly bullish about his company's prospects when he spoke in san francisco a month ago. it's another cloud-based company winning cloud market. it's a pin action company. that's right, you get pin action off it. if it does well and the stock soars higher you should see excellent movement in the rest of the high-flying tech cohort. red hat, splunk.
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coors has seen its estimates cut couldn't standly this quarter. that's never a good sign. it's too volatile too fashion-oriented. take a pass. however, do i like the value side of the equation that. bodes well for dsw. the discount but also -- discount footwear retailer known as the designer shoe house. d stands for designer. that last quarter was a good one. but from the myriad of disappoint disappointments last week we need to listen and make a decision afterwards. the bull market? in cyber securities. it's alive and well. as you know from last night's fruitful interview with fire and ice david dewalt one of our favorite stocks in the group palo alto reports after the close. we had a good discussion with the ceo a few weeks ago that make me feel very confident about the coming quarter. although the stock hit yet another all-time high today and its run, its definitely run.
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we get results from popeye's louisiana kitchen. will get the stock off on positive track. the numbers both top and bottom were terrific. but the guidance stock got crushed. with the stock down 11 points from its high maybe expectations are now low enough that it's just a flat-out buy here. i worry about rising chicken prices and whether the analysts have been prepped to accept any short-term margin hit from him. that might be talked about in the call that hadn't taken plates plays in the quarter. costco is too low here. fabulous retailer stock can fly. costco's had a huge move but it came last year. and it's thawed out this year. it's only at 5% for 2015. i'm looking for a very good number given the strong results we've seen. i bet costco goes higher next week. we have an important analyst meeting wednesday with human that, one of the healthcare cost containment leaders lays out its strategy. i'm i've been pounding the table for you to own something in the health care segment. i think consolidation is
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imminent. humana and signa are thought to be targets. lately american eagles outfitters has demonstrated real strength. how about abercrombie and fitch which reports thursday? the expectations are low here. however, i simply can't be a fan. even as i respect the fact that a stock down 27% for the year is certainly due for a bounce. on the other hand, we also get results from a stock that i'm a huge fan of on thursday could make a terrific trade going into the quarter. avago, avgo. semiconductor company that has fantastic relationships with the cell phone makers including apple. i bet it can blow away the numbers not unlike sky work solutions a few weeks ago. if it rallies right into the end it might not pay to buy it ahead. still, i sure like the stock on any weakness going into the print. on friday we get chicago purchasing manager's report. i think it will most likely be
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weak given what we know about how the stronger dollar is grouped to exports. we know the fed is worried about any economic strength. this one will give us weakness. be prepared for endless discussion, about how the fed rate hike will be imminent if this comes in too high. big lots reports next friday. its bargain basement emphasis has worked this quarter. i haven't pushed it because i've not been all that impressed. leveraged buy out candidate does show decent risk reward. i predict more acquisitions on the horizon in health care and technology. i would be opportunistic with the likes of autozone after it reports, palo alto network after it reports. let's start the question with jude in new jersey. jude. >> hi, jim how are you? >> i'm real good. how about you, jude? >> two things to tell you. congratulations on your marriage. >> oh, thank you. >> and secondly thank you for all that money you've made for
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me. >> i appreciate that very much. it's always great to hear. thank you. >> my question is with the microbreweries is anheuser busch still a good investment? >> it's consolation stz i think has much more momentum much more earnings power when it comes to the fact they own modello and corona. go with stz. rudy in arizona. >> boo-yah, mr. cramer. >> boo-yah. >> mr. cramer michael galapin, the founder of latin america e. may mercado libre. they did an article on him. could you get him on your show? and also, it's a possibility that ali baba could buy stake in that company or buy it. >> we don't know what's going to happen on a takeover basis. we note business is strong there. but i got to tell you, i think owning e-bay into the pay pal
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split is an even better idea after all that mercado libre has done. so i suggest e-bay. >> i'd like to hear your thoughts on siesta restaurant ticker srgi. exponential rate growth and showing impressive year-over-year growth. for some recent stock's been trending downwards. am i missing something? >> this stock has now fallen 20. i think it's a very good situation. when we had the ceo on he talked about weakness in florida related to the affordable care act. he said there was weakness. i think you have to wait for the next quarter. dan in new jersey dan. >> jim, thanks for taking my call. i was calling on teresta therapeutics. it was up 38% after hours on tuesday. and it has some up side according to barrons. but there's other analysts
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saying it could go down to $10 or as high as $100. i was looking for your advice. buy, sell or hold. >> i think it doesn't have as much product portfolio as the better company in this sector. and that better company is biomarin pharma. i would rather see you in bmrn than i would see you in srpt. all right. together is better. i expect more m and a mania next week and good numbers from companies reporting, a bunch of them. keep track of some of these. i got to tell you. avago, costco, pallo alto. money will be made here. i'll talk about a good stock despite red ink. i'll talk to companies benefitting from the outbreak of -- plus how one company is helping some of the most elite
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memorial day at sleep train. ♪ sleep train ♪ ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ what opportunities are so great that you have to be willing to lose money to grab them all? what kind of enterprise willingly loses money in order to capture all the business out there? how about cyber security? last night we had dave duval. he's the irrepressible ceo of fire eye. he was on the show at one point i showed him a chart. you saw pretty steady losses for quite awhile. certainly more than most companies would be comfortable with. it was a chart that would have scared a lot of ceos. now, we wouldn't typically tolerate this level of loss.
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unless it was from a biotech company spending heavily to get a new blockbuster drug through the fda, the market or maybe from amazon. but due walt responded in two ways. he asked me to examine fire eye's cash flow while still negative was better over the last couple of quarters. we said he needed to spend more to meet the huge demand that comes from the almost daily hacks, like the data breach that big blue cross blue shield outfit care first recently announced where fire eye was called in to find out what the heck was going on. like the sony home depot and target hacks. only fireeye seems to have the best forensic technology to get to the bottom of it quickly. plus the company isn't just in the forensics business it's in the threat prevention game too. in order to be a dominant played in that business you have to spend a ton of money in order to get the best, most trustworthy people. those people are expensive. they don't grow on trees. he explained it took 18 months to get certified by the department of homeland security to offer the highest level of
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reliability protection under law. if you hire them to protect you from from cyber attacks you're indemnified by the government. it's amazing any company would need a carrot like that to protect itself from lawsuits but hiring fireeye does the trick. even though the certification cost them a lot of money. it allowed them to become the recommended provider by insurance brokers like march mack and ace which is as good as gold when it comes to getting new clients fireeye isn't alone. pnaw reports next week. experts have repeatedly cited it to me as offering a very secure package. cyberark, fort net also on the show. great threat protection platform. of course cisco has an entire networking platform that comes
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from built in cyber security protection. you hire them soup to nuts it includes cyber security. allowing other clients to deal with only one company on this issue rather than having to handle multiple vendors and john chambers explained to us recently. fireeye has a fabulous partner in hewlett-packard. something the company called out on its own earnings presentation. in the first few paragraphs of the whole report. it was mentioned by hewlett-packard ceo meg whitman when she was interviewed this morning on "squawk on the street". >> we have 5,000 security professionals who do a lot of similar work to fireeye. and fireeye wanted a partner to actually extend their market reach. so it was great for fireeye, great for enterprise services as the demand for security services is unlike anything i've seen right now. >> unlike anything that she's seen. she's a pretty tough business person, been around for awhile. it's not just that terrific hewlett-packard tie up.
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if the s.e.c. begins to demand every network board of directors needs an overseer cyber security within the enterprise i talked about with fireeye competitor pall palo alto that would create even more business for this small company. in other words, i bless fireeye's losses. i think it would be almost foolish for them to try to make money right now if it means allowing other larger competitors to come in and take away fireeye's nascent crown. randolph in florida. randolph. >> hey, jim. a big florida boo-yah. congratulations on your marriage. >> thank you. >> hey, jim, system announced monday they partnership with the u.s. navy stock was up 5%. is it a buy, sell or hold? >> i'm very worried about 3d systems. i asked meg whitman the ceo of hewlett-packard where do they stand on 3d? she said big time in 2016.
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they can come in and steam roll this industry. pete in pennsylvania pete. >> hey, jim, pete calling from philadelphia. >> hey man, how's it going going? >> great. want to get your thoughts on chip kelly and micro. they missed their revenue goal last quarter but aim to have a solid fiscal fourth. what do you think, my man? >> super microis interesting but chip kelly is a playoff potential. i'd rather see you in avago, in cyber semiconductor or corvo, and i'd rather see you in green. okay. got to give a little to get a little. i'm okay with the fireeye losses. i think it makes sense for now. mum more "mad money" ahead including my exclusive with a flute player that could conquer your food fears. it's not often a fast food change highlights a general
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manager on a conference call. that's what chipotle did in their latest report. we found the company's youngest ever restauranteur. plus my sit down with u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s on the difficult difficulties they face from transitioning from the military world to the corporate world. stick with cramer!
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take a look at this story on page one of the "new york times" business section today. food companies fear bird flu may cause egg shortages. that may be bad news for those of you when joy snacking on cheap egg mcmuffins. but this latest avian flu outbreak is turning out to be a very good piece of news for one of our favorite privately held companies hampton creek. you remember one of cnbc's disrupter 50? they created the plant-based egg-free alternatives for mayo and cookie dough. i've thought of them being on the cutting edge of the healthy eating craze. nirvana for the vegan community. according to the "new york times," major food companies like general mills are turning to hampton creek for its powdered egg substitute as a way to solve the current egg shortage. it's entirely with the major food players might stick with hampton creek's alternatives even after the egg shortage is
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over. because the plant-based mix is 40% cheaper than using actual eggs. we spoke it hampton creek a few weeks ago. but with this new development got to break form here. got to wonder if the current bird flu outbreak might take the plant-based egg alternative to the next level. let's check in with the ceo of hampton creek. welcome back to "mad money." >> hey, jim. >> all right, josh, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, obviously. you've got the product that people want. but do you have enough of the product? can you scale to meet this demand? >> we've been pushing fast jim. we have five manufacturing facilities around the country. we've got them in seattle and tennessee, two in southern california. bringing some out in the midwest. we really are prepared for this moment. we're set up all across with cisco, u.s. foods, unfi. this is our moment. and back at headquarters my team is on the phones right now fielding hundreds of phone call. and we're going to take advantage of >> it so you've not had to turn
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down any big players. >> we haven't had to turn any down, any big players yet. we're looking for -- we like these deep partnerships. we don't just want this to be a one off because of the avian flu issue. we want it a sustained thing. the avian flu is an issue and we want to grab ahold of it. but this is a moment to make the food system better. we've got to keep on pushing to try to make things better. >> isn't this also a great opportunity to raise the money you need to become an international company? >> well, you know we raised a lot of capital. we have quite a bit of money in the bank right now. we have great investors. 12 billionaires have invested in the company. we're well-capitalized. what we need to do is scale and grow even faster with big companies like the biggest foodservice companies in the world, walmart, target in hong kong with starbucks and with the
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largest grocery store chain in hong kong. and this is a moment to really take advantage of this and have a bigger and bigger impact. >> general mills is a great company, ken pal fantastic ceo. comes to you says listen i need your product is there a blatant recognition right now the plant-based product is superior to the egg product? >> you know what i think, jim? some companies like general mills, a great example of it just trying to get ahead of the thing. trying to imagine that we don't have to live with the same 1971 supply chain based on corn and soy anymore. we can get a little bit better. can use less water, less land. if they can save a little bit of money at the same time they're going to do it. we see energy not just from great companies like general mills but all sorts of retailers, all sorts of food manufacturers. that's the way this change in food doesn't have to be antagonistic, right? even a big egg product company this morning rang my cell foep and said can we work together. and i'm open to it. this is an opportunity for all
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of us to have a bigger impact. >> a big egg company? you mean one of the companies that -- >> yes. >> really? i thought they were antithetical to plant-based. >> one of the big egg companies called me and said this is a crisis going to be that way for the next 12 to 24 months. we have lots of customers eenls that have been using our products. if we can help connect with you and help maybe help our business a little bit during this time we're going to do it. and we're not dummies, jim. we care about building a scaleable business and having a big impact on the world. we're open for any partnerships not just the ones you might expect. i've always told you we're not just kind of this natural alternative deal, even though we are natural. we're about doing things different in a way that's a bit profound, in a way that really imagines starting over. fit means working with people that we don't even think we should, sometimes we're going to do it. >> you haven't signed up with unilever yet for helmets, have
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you? >> that might be the one exception, there. >> the company that sued you. that would really be an admission that chickens everywhere have a lot to be terrified about. now, how about the water theme? i was told by someone in the food business the other day, i said listen i think just as much as we care about gmo, about fertilizer fertilizers, we're going to start trying to find companies that have a small water footprint. is that resonating with some of your customers? >> you know it is. that's the deal about avian flu. it's a schism in the system. we have a food system that uses way too much water, right? in this year alone, this year alone, we're going to be saving over 1 billion gallons of water just because we think about doing it differently with these great companies. but that's an issue. too much water, too much land too much sodium too much saturated fat, too much sugar. but if we do it differently we can create lots of different food products that connect with people that are just flat out better. and more companies than you think i think are getting it.
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>> all right. how about something new since we talked last? maybe some sort of breakfast food, single serve packets? what have you got? >> we're coming out with a lot of stuff. especially with compass food coming out with pancake mix, muffin mix. all sorts of breakfast items. i don't know if you see here jim, but we're working really hard on something special. it's that scrambled egg they know you tasted. and i'm going to lean over and grab it here. this is the -- we call this the just patty. and this is a pretty exciting deal that my team back at headquarters are working on. it's made 100% out of a plant. these are some of the pancakes we've been working on. and everything that we do, jim, everything we do it will always be this case is built on a philosophy of tasting better and making sure that it's successful and affordable for everyone. that's how you get big change. not by painting yourselves as the nice to have alternative for
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some of my amazing hippie friends in northern california. >> well, josh i got to hand it to you. certainly in the right place at the right time. sometimes by the way it is better to be lucky than good. josh, great to see you, sir. >> good to see you, jim. >> what can i say? some companies have the right product at the right time. you just saw one of them. that's josh tetrick. "mad money" is back at the break. coming up hiring our heroes. >> some guys are intimidated to go into the workforce and try to get a job with these companies. it's easier just to go back to combat. >> they're our nation's most elite warriors. yet many of them fear the job search at the end of their service. how can we help our bravest transition from the battlefield to the board room? cramer is finding out when he sits down with a pair of united states navy s.e.a.l.s.
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i cannot stress this enough. corporate culture matters. if you want to understand how a company like say chipotle can so consistently outperform its competitors, double-digit sales growth, you need to know what
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makes that company different from the rest of the zrichlt we know they've got great food and a great message that really he is mates with the younger demographic. but it also is the master of the concept of hospitality. pretty unique for a fast casual restaurant chain. when you go there you know you'll get excellent service and the place may be spotless. it clearly matters to the numbers. how do they do it? i think a huge and underappreciated part of this story is that chipotle knows how to motivate its employees and nurture talent at every level of the organization. on their latest conference call a month ago they specifically called out montell millage who at the age of 19 had become chipotle's youngest ever restauranteur. he went from a new hire to the general manager of the company's maryland sidney location in two years. he gets stock options, a company car, $10,000 bonus for every one of his employees who he helps develop into a new general manager. not to mention the fact the ceo just praised thoim high heaven
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on a conference call. that's how you reward and retain the best talent out there. it's an amazing story. i'm thrilled to have montell millage here with us tonight. welcome to "mad money." >> how's it going, jim? thank you so much. >> montell, when you walked in i know you had -- when you walked in did you ever imagine that two years later you'd be running the joint? >> the leadership in the restaurant in college park were telling me all the time that it's possible, we can do it. after watching videos from monti moran and steve els and seeing the culture they have and were trying to build worldwide nation-wide across the country, it just interested me. so it made the desires they had inside really want to thrive. >> and how many people -- i know you guys are very egalitarian. but let's say report to you in your store. >> 32. >> wow. that's pretty amazing. before you started at chipotle
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you worked according to a memo i got from monty moran, you worked at mcdonald's. the parent of chipotle. what's the difference between the two chains? i understand you won't slight them. >> chipotle the tools and encouraging circumstances they give you. they let you -- they have the company vision and the store's vision and they let you relate that to your own vision in life on what you want to achieve and what you want to accomplish. it's so beautiful, because you can achieve your life vision or purpose you have in life to fulfill that and connect that to the vision that the company has. it's a win-win situation for both of us. >> and i understand that you have to develop your own vision to advance. what are some of the precepts the principles of your vision? >> well i want to do everything for the crew members in my store in maryland city. the management team they have, the leadership that's above me and the future leaders that's coming behind me. i want to do everything for the
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farmers that are out in the farms growing this amazing food for chipotle, for the customers that we serve every day, and to really live the vision of changing the way people think about fast food. >> when guy to my chipotle they know who i am. not saying they knew who i am before i had a tv show. you know what i mean. how many customers do you know the names of when they come in? >> oh, man, tons. i'm right by fort meade. all the army officials come in there, all the navy and air force. they all come in there and get a bite to eat. >> and you can -- say by their first name? you introduce yourself and over time and just keep knowing all the regular paytrons? >> yeah. >> do you insist the other people do it too? or does it come naturally to chipotle? >> it just comes naturally. the culture where the leadership in the restaurant gets to hone their leadership qualities and really learn to love and care for what they do. it's an example that's set across the board to the rest of the crew members and the rest of the management team. and so it's just like a disease.
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it just spreads throughout the team. i just love doing it. >> desire to go to college? or is this desire to run more restaurants? what's your long-term plan here? >> i mean right now i love this company. and i really want to make sure that the people behind me they get the same opportunity they did. because i was blessed to have leadership that was there for me. and i want to be the same thing for them they had. >> one last question. your stock options, holding onto the stock, right? not selling it here. >> yeah, i'm holding onto it jim. >> you're something else. we don't usually do this. but when i read about you i said america has to know what a great country we are and what a great company chipotle is and great manager you are. montell millage, thanks for coming on the show, sir. >> thank you so much jim. >> okay. is this a great country or what? we'll be right back after the break.
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it is time. it's time for the lightning round!
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are you ready? skee-daddy. time for the lightning round questions. start with valerie in new york. valerie. >> hi, jim. i appreciate you taking my call. >> of course, val. what's up? >> -- i bought it in 2009 for $6.09 per share. >> nice. >> it's been very good to me. what direction in your opinion is it going? >> i think it's stalled right here. in the end it's still related to pcs. but seagate is a very expensive stock. i would not trade it. >> to devon in connecticut. >> boo-yah jim. >> boo-yah. >> how do you feel about pakr? >> i happen to believe the truck build is going to be good. so i'm on the side of paccar. go to jake in california. jake. >> hi, jim. jake in california. how you doing? >> real good. how are you? >> boo-yah! >> oh, is that jake from state
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farm? >> i want to know what your take is on solid therapeutics. >> pretty good company, not as speculative as some of the others we talk about. i think i'm fine with it. let's go to cory in new york. cory. >> jim, what's going on man? thanks for take my call. >> oh, man, absolutely. what's going on with you? >> listen jim, i want to know what you think about disney. buy, sell or hold? >> disney's got star wars coming up in the fourth quarter and shanghai disney next year. you've got to hold onto it and hope it comes down so you can buy buy buy some more disney. gary in south carolina. gary. >> boo boo boo-yah, jim? >> yo! >> how are you? >> all right. how are you? >> thank you. i wanted to ask you about excelexis. >> i know the company. we've talked about it a lot. very very speculative. far more speculative than the previous one we talked about. be careful out there.
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brian in texas. brian. >> boo-yah, jim cramer. >> what's going on? >> i just wanted to ask about student transportation. >> this thing is now yielding 8%. that's where i start getting nervous. because i don't like that kind of high yield. why? because it's a classic red flag. and that ladies and gentlemen, is the conclusion of the lightning round! >> the lightning round is sponsored by t.d. ameritrade. thanks for signing carefully at costco about a year ago. >> my route 10 costco? >> i love it there. >> best samples they've got. don't ever eat within a day. fast before you go to my costco! >> wally in colorado. wally. >> hey um -- >> that was my 6-year-old granddaughter. she says listen to him, grand pauchlt eat smart. >> thanks for the night
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compliment. i wish my staff would listen to that. no, everyone does listen. >> jim, i just wanted to say thank you for all your help. >> you're terrific. i got the best staff in the world. ♪ happy birthday dear kyle ♪ ♪ happy birthday to you ♪ >> jim, congratulations on your major league debut. >> thank you very much. >> please welcome philly native and lifelong phillies fan, jim cramer! >> kyle, were you there? >> kyle put his go pro on the ball. >> i think philadelphia should have signed you for a contract. >> step in front. >> this thing i can throw it 440 feet
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in honor of memorial day weekend, i think it's time to shine a spotlight on an incredibly important issue. helping our veterans transition from the battlefield to the business world. the unemployment rate for veterans who served since september of 2001 is 2 points higher than for the population. that's a travesty. fortunately many groups and organizations are trying to help. one is called your grateful nation that's a nonprofit dedicated to supporting special forces veterans. the people who dealt with the toughest combat and highest-risk missions as they transition back to civilian life. they've partnered up with knotts standard to provide special forces vets with free clothing
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help them impress in job interviews. i got a chance to chat with amazing people, rob clapper a former second lieutenant in the u.s. army cofounder and executive director of your grateful nation. john boyce, president of knotts standard. a navy s.e.a.l. -- one who's retired and one still in duty since the kosovo crisis. take a look. >> before we start, gentlemen, i'd be remiss if i didn't just say thank you for everything that you've done. thank you for helping them. that's important. rob, i want to start with you. i have many ceos on the show. they all say the same thing. we want to hire the veterans. hire guys like s.e.a.l.s. we want to hire the best. but when i look at the numbers i'm not seeing it. why? >> sometimes it's skills translation. a lot of the candidates we work with at your grateful nation have trouble translating the
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skills. and secondly sometimes it's a little bit of a breakdown entering the h.r. departments of these organizations. they're not necessarily set up to understand how to translate the candidate that's sitting in front of them. if it's based upon a key word search and a magical engine sometimes they're not going to be the right fit on the screen. but they're the right fit on paper. >> rob, what is your grateful nation do to try to bridge that gap and change the translation? >> we work individually with each special operations veteran to help them translate their skills, that leadership that proven leadership battle-tested leadership, and management skills. and we help them translate that into the private sector. secondly, we try and expose them to creating a business network. really what the private sector is about. and show them really how they can take what they've done their successes that they've attained, and really translate that into success in the private sector. >> makes a ton of sense. mcphee let me go to you.
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i think that you're in and therefore you see how humble people are. you take orders you do what's necessary, you don't say "i'm the greatest" it's about your team. these are not necessarily skill sets that play say on wall street where you're supposed to say, i'm better than these other guys. >> well, you're absolutely correct, jim. first of all it's very humbling to be here. i thank you for allowing us to be on the show. it's really truly an honor. you're right. in that aspect you're talking about, it is very hard to say yes, i'm going to go get a job. oh, navy s.e.a.l. what does that mean? i'm best in the world so that's why you got to hire me. that's not what we want to say. but for us it's very humbling. and we know what we've done. but we just don't want to go out and find like he was saying how are we going to talk about that and actually make somebody understand it? especially when we don't really want to talk about it. >> right. >> but if you don't it's the elephant in the room.
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>> it's true. it's hard to sit down and start regurgitating everything you've done. a lot of people might not understand what you've done. a lot of people probably won't understand the kosovo crisis or liberia. everybody this about iraq and afghanistan. there's a lot of other things and conflicts and other turmoil out there that s.e.a.l.s and special operations deal with. a lot of times you don't feel like going into it to be honest with you. >> are there instances where what you're doing are directly applicable to what the person in front of you might want you for? >> yeah of course. but a lot of guys don't know that. they've gotten out. it's intimidating for them. we're talking about some of the guys that are intimidated to go into the workforce and try to get a job with these companies. so it's easier just to go back to combat and do that again. but i mean one of the things we're all like under pressure we're tremendous problem solvers, you know? stuff like that. >> problem solvers, one of the things i find that -- i'm not
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saying it's dueplicitous. but h.r.s claim they want people thinking on their feet. but they're hiring only somebody who can do well on exams at business school. that doesn't prove anything. >> just like you're u saying it's hard to translate the skills the special operators have into civilian workplace skills. that's where these guys are bridging the gap. >> john i want to get you. where you come in. i think looking the part. i hate to say it i got out, came to goldman sachs i was wearing a marshalls suit. better than a k-mart suit. it was corduroy. i remember my guy saying to me you got to burn the corduroy. i had just paid $130 for it. i mean if you make people look good it makes them more confident. it can't be dismissed what you're doing. >> it certainly can't. and first of all, thanks for having us back on jim. appreciate it. our whole business ethos is
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about creating pride. buying in one of our show rooms or a vet. >> these are yours who are not buying. >> absolutely. but we want someone to come in and feel empowered, to get that kf ens, that swagger. that is all a direct result a lot of times how you look and how you feel in your clothes, your attire. for us under the memorial day umbrella this was a great initiative. >> absolutely. circle back to you, rob. where are we really in this? because when i was talking with some people at west point and speaking with some people actually very high level in the army, they felt the gap is so big between that generation that served in world war ii now frankly sadly died out to this new generation in their 50s and 60s who never served. how do those people relate to you? >> well i think the first -- first i want to say thank you for your father's service. we certainly -- it's on the shoulders of generations before us that we were able to do and find the success we were able to. >> thank you. >> to your point, i think the biggest opportunity we have as a foundation is to help not only
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help with that skill translation but really teach each one of our special operations veterans the value they bring. >> yes. >> it's not -- it's not even so much that it's a generation gap. it's that no one necessarily has taken the time to explain or sit down or invest in what the value that each one of these special operations veterans brings to the table. and i think that's where we have an opportunity to address. i think if we do that we can begin to shore it up a little bit. >> i wish i had jobs. i'd hire every one of you guys. thanks so much. rob clapper executive director of your grateful nation. u.s. navy s.e.a.l.s, darren mcfear, rick burnett, taye steel ceo of our knots.
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